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2014-03-14 16:20:22

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Chrysler Group CEO and UAW President host production celebration attended by community leaders and employees -- Slated to close in 2010, the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant rises from the ashes with nearly $1 billion in investments -- New paint and body shops transform plant into flexible, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility -- Additions increase plant's footprint by 2 million square...

2010-12-23 14:14:00

DETROIT, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Three page one stories from the December 27 issue of Automotive News are previewed below. Automotive News Reporter David Barkholz writes that when UAW President Bob King launches the union's organizing drive of Asian and German automakers next month, he is counting on help from his friends. Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson said last week that he was eager to hear from King on how his Rainbow PUSH coalition can serve the cause. The organization...

2010-10-25 13:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FMCS Director George Cohen today announced that UAW President Bob King will be the featured luncheon speaker in Chicago on November 3 for the first of three FMCS-sponsored seminars on health care issues in collective bargaining. The special one-day seminar in Chicago will kick off a special Agency outreach to labor and management representatives to encourage cooperation and collaboration in bargaining on health care issues. Mr. King was...

2010-10-19 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Skinit, Inc., a leading provider of technology and products to customize personal electronic devices (PEDs) on-demand, announced today Bob King joined the company as CEO. With extensive experience leading rapidly growing companies, King's expertise will lead the company through this time of rapid expansion as they continue to define the personalization market. This hire comes after a combined $60 million investment from ABS Capital Partners and Norwest...

2010-10-19 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Skinit, Inc., a leading provider of technology and products to customize personal electronic devices (PEDs) on-demand, announced today Laurence Franklin will join the company's board of directors. Franklin has extensive experience as a president, CEO and board member. This is Franklin's second board relationship with Skinit backers ABS Capital and Norwest Equity Partners, as he is also a board member of their portfolio company Rosetta Stone. In addition,...

2010-07-07 15:38:00

Advanced Powertrain Forum marks 10th year ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newly elected UAW President Bob King will join the CAR Management Briefing Seminars, Monday, Aug. 2. He will address the "Strategic Manufacturing: A Merger of Product and Process" session, along with Scott Garberding, senior vice president manufacturing, Chrysler Group LLC; Jim Tetreault, vice president, North America Manufacturing, Ford Motor Co.; and Diana Tremblay, vice president,...


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